Milan, Italy


Sister City since 1973


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Committee Chair: Joe Monastero

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    Chicago Leads Global Conversation Around Urban Waterways

      Chicago is continuing to lead the global conversation around the use of waterways in urban centers. On March 12 and 13, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo convened 17 mayors spanning five continents, 11 countries and who represent 44 million people for the Urban Waterways Forum in Chicago. The event, co-hosted by…

    Chicago Sister Cities International Welcomes New Co-Chairs

    Recently, the Advisory Board of Chicago Sister Cities International approved a resolution to require each of our sister city committees to have two individuals serve as co-chairs. To this end, CSCI is honored to welcome five newly appointed co-chairs: Ruben Ocampo, Co-Chair of the Bogota Committee Annette Seaburg, Co-Chair of the Gothenburg Committee Adriana Escárcega,…

    Architecture Delegation from Milan

    A delegation from Milan, led by famed architect Stefano Boeri, traveled to Chicago from November 9–13 to take part in events associated with the Chicago Architecture Biennial. On November 12 at an award ceremony in Chicago, Mr. Boeri’s “Bosco Verticale” (Vertical Forest) received the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s prestigious award for “2015…

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    CSCI Cheering Stations at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

    In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees will join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 9. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. Committee Cheering Station Locations…

    Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party

    Join Us For A Live Broadcast From Europe’s Favorite Music Competition Chicago Sister Cities International presents a free Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 2 p.m.-5:30 (or when the contest ends!). The contest will be streamed live from Stockholm, Sweden. Before American Idol, there was the Eurovision Song Contest. Since…

    Chicago Concert with JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound and Ray Band

    Chicago’s own JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound performed a free outdoor concert at the famed La Triennale di Milano, with Ray Band opening the evening with classic Chicago blues and rock.   Chicago Week in Milan   From September 3–5, 2015 in Chicago’s sister city of Milan, Italy, Chicago Sister Cities International presented Chicago-themed…

    MILAN: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound Concert

    Celebrating the sister city relationship between Milan and Chicago, Chicago’s own JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound closes out a weekend of Chicago-themed events throughout Milan with a free outdoor concert celebrating the rich soul music that has made Chicago famous world-wide. With a take-no-prisoners live attack and lyrics speaking of the torment and triumph…

    Soup and Bread Fundraiser

    Based on Chicago’s own Soup and Bread at the Hideout Chicago, Chefs John Coletta, Jason Hammel, Matthias Merges and Gualtiero Marchesi each prepared a special soup that was served to over 75 guests. Guests donated funds that were given to Pane Quotidiano (Daily Bread), a not-for-profit organization that works on food security issues in Milan….